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Hopped-Up Goose Juice - Hoppin' Frog Brewery

Hopped-Up Goose JuiceHopped-Up Goose Juice

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86
very good

182 Ratings
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Ratings: 182
Reviews: 52
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 12.07%


Brewed by:
Hoppin' Frog Brewery visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
American hops dominate this Rye I.P.A, creating an assertive citrus and passion fruit character. An old-world flavor from rye malt adds the perfect compliment to Goose Juice’s big, satisfying hop flavor and aroma. Originally home-brewed by our beloved brewer Goose, its wonderful combination of flavors inspired us to brew this specialty I.P.A.

60 IBU

(Beer added by: Greencoat on 06-15-2012)
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Ratings: 182 | Reviews: 52 | Show All Ratings:
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DersOne

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +5%

12-10-2013 18:44:55 | More by DersOne
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insaini11

Ohio

4.03/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 3 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

I wish I had the beer infront of me so I could give the full description, but I'll give you my first impression. The name "Hopped-up Goose Juice", when I read it out loud I had to try it. Hell of a name for a beer, I love saying it. I didn't examine the color of the beer as I did with the smell and taste. Smell was absolutely amazing, reminded me of some"stankey danke dank"(marijuana), smell was Subtle though, very sweet smell. The taste was great as well. I remember the taste being like having a mouthful of smoke after hitting a freshly packed bowl. Taste of it lasted through out and never lost its flavor. I suggest it to those who favor a more lighter tasting IPA. You can't go wrong with trying a mouthful of flavors, don't associate marijuana with it, it was just the first impression it had on me so get it, twist it and have a dab at it.

Serving type: on-tap

03-28-2014 17:44:38 | More by insaini11
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MikeCactusGordon

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

03-07-2014 15:40:44 | More by MikeCactusGordon
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Knoxrb12

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

03-04-2014 19:54:15 | More by Knoxrb12
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msquared36

Ohio

3.51/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.75

Medium pour yields a foamy, root beer float-like head. Orange and hazy. Tiny bubbles continuously flow from the bottom of the pint glass.

Fruity aroma of light citrus and berries.

Mild bitterness up front. Follows with a citrus taste unique to IPAs, a lemon-lime crispness.

Expected more noticeable carbonation based on the appearance. Fairly smooth.

Overall a pretty good beer. Refreshing and drinkable. Not particularly complex, but tasty.

Serving type: bottle

02-15-2014 01:11:34 | More by msquared36
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ZachKelly

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

02-10-2014 00:30:21 | More by ZachKelly
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mhammo129

Ohio

5/5  rDev +31.2%

02-04-2014 07:54:01 | More by mhammo129
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bacher468

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

02-02-2014 18:20:39 | More by bacher468
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ck132286

West Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

01-28-2014 21:51:40 | More by ck132286
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Ozzylizard

Pennsylvania

3.4/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

$9.99 at Giant Eagle
Bomber at 45 degrees into goblet
Aroma strongly citrus
Head average (3 cm), creamy, off-white, mostly diminishing
Lacing fair
Body medium orange, hazy
Flavor begins lightly sweet, with the rye slightly overbalancing the hops (60 IBU). Rye spiceyness is evident throughout. No alcohol, no diacetyl tasted. Ends slightly sweet with no chalky astringency.
Palate medium, slightly oily, carbonation lively.

Overall, a nice interpretation of a hoppy rye ale, but not worth the 10 bucks.

Serving type: bottle

01-28-2014 12:41:03 | More by Ozzylizard
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LightnerLiquorKS

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

01-28-2014 02:30:36 | More by LightnerLiquorKS
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mattmarka1

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

01-15-2014 01:31:15 | More by mattmarka1
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Thedrizzle

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

01-04-2014 17:23:03 | More by Thedrizzle
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WoodBrew

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

01-01-2014 16:07:26 | More by WoodBrew
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aztraz

Sweden

3.25/5  rDev -14.7%

12-28-2013 16:12:18 | More by aztraz
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crnipeter

Slovenia

4.09/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Pours deep coppery with orangeish hue topped by an inch of stable beige head weaving thin yet firm laces on the sides.

Fruity aroma of mango & passionfruit, some caramel sweetness, restrained onion (sulphur) notes and a spicy touch probably provided by the advertised rye.

No component is overdone when it comes to the flavor: spicy rye nicely mingles with the fruity hopage and sweet malt base; far from being overly bitter and lacking harsh woodsy character in the finish that ruins IPAs too often.

Creamy and kind of oily with soft carbonation.

Serving type: bottle

12-28-2013 00:07:04 | More by crnipeter
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SimonTja

Sweden

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

12-25-2013 23:33:33 | More by SimonTja
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CGMLS3

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

12-25-2013 14:05:57 | More by CGMLS3
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BillRoth

Maryland

4/5  rDev +5%

12-15-2013 02:29:44 | More by BillRoth
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XmnwildX12

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +5%

12-05-2013 03:12:37 | More by XmnwildX12
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jaydoc

Kansas

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

12-02-2013 03:56:22 | More by jaydoc
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Hopheadjeffery

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

11-23-2013 02:32:24 | More by Hopheadjeffery
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ystazi

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -14.7%

11-10-2013 15:10:11 | More by ystazi
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bwarren82

Illinois

3/5  rDev -21.3%

11-08-2013 04:44:04 | More by bwarren82
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beer-thirty

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

10-27-2013 01:25:19 | More by beer-thirty
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Hopped-Up Goose Juice from Hoppin' Frog Brewery
86 out of 100 based on 182 ratings.